Strengthen your core, free your hips, work on your balance and open your heart in this creative yoga sequence by Esther Ekhart.

Strengthen your core, free your hips, work on your balance and open your heart in this creative yoga sequence by Esther Ekhart.

YOGA SEQUENCE TO TRIPOD HEADSTAND: Warm up: Sun A & B x3 each 1. DOWNWARD DOG This will warm up your shoulders good & train your body to hold on no matter what 2. MALASANA To warm up your hips & lower back which you'll need to be mobile when t comes to entering headstand  3. KNEES TO CHEST Head, shoulders & tail bone up, really squeeze knees in & kept feet to butt 4. LOW BOAT This will train your body in the way it will need when you straighten your legs I headstand 5. HIGH PLANK Just…

YOGA SEQUENCE TO TRIPOD HEADSTAND: Warm up: Sun A & B x3 each 1. DOWNWARD DOG This will warm up your shoulders good & train your body to hold on no matter what 2. MALASANA To warm up your hips & lower back which you'll need to be mobile when t comes to entering headstand 3. KNEES TO CHEST Head, shoulders & tail bone up, really squeeze knees in & kept feet to butt 4. LOW BOAT This will train your body in the way it will need when you straighten your legs I headstand 5. HIGH PLANK Just…

YOGA SEQUENCE TO SPLITS/HANUMANASANA This sequence may not get you to the splits instantly but they are some stretches to help you along the way. I suggest doing this after a proper warm up. A few Sun A's and Sun B's etc. this is not so much a flow but a Hatha style sequence which is what I personally like to practice.  Times given are just guidelines  1. CALF STRETCH 2mins The most forgotten part of "back leg" stretching might be the calves, so best to get this bitch of a stretch over…

YOGA SEQUENCE TO SPLITS/HANUMANASANA This sequence may not get you to the splits instantly but they are some stretches to help you along the way. I suggest doing this after a proper warm up. A few Sun A's and Sun B's etc. this is not so much a flow but a Hatha style sequence which is what I personally like to practice. Times given are just guidelines 1. CALF STRETCH 2mins The most forgotten part of "back leg" stretching might be the calves, so best to get this bitch of a stretch over…

Different types of yoga and their benefits | Benefits of yoga

Different types of yoga and their benefits

YOGA SEQUENCE: One Legged King Pigeon or Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana 40mins WARM UP: DONT SKIP IT - previous post "back bending warm up: Chandra Namaskar" under #productofpatiencesequence 1. EXTENDED PUPPY Keep elbows shoulder width So good for thoracic & shoulders 2. LOW LUNGE Opening the quads will take stress out of the lower back, so low lunge is essential 3. REVERSE LOW LUNGE This will twist the spine as well as stretch the side body which will aid in making back bends much easier 4. R...

YOGA SEQUENCE: One Legged King Pigeon or Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana 40mins WARM UP: DONT SKIP IT - previous post "back bending warm up: Chandra Namaskar" under #productofpatiencesequence 1. EXTENDED PUPPY Keep elbows shoulder width So good for thoracic & shoulders 2. LOW LUNGE Opening the quads will take stress out of the lower back, so low lunge is essential 3. REVERSE LOW LUNGE This will twist the spine as well as stretch the side body which will aid in making back bends much easier 4. R...

Winter is the most yin of all the seasons.  It’s energy is dark, slow and inward compared to the yang of the warmer months, whose energy represents light, quick, heated, expansive qualities.  We observe this in nature, as the earth Read More

Winter is the most yin of all the seasons. It’s energy is dark, slow and inward compared to the yang of the warmer months, whose energy represents light, quick, heated, expansive qualities. We observe this in nature, as the earth Read More

YOGA SEQUENCE: BIRD OF PARADISE  Warm up: Sun Salutation A&B x5 each YouTube if unsure  1. GOMUKASANA  The secret to not feeling like your shoulder is going to dislocate in a bind is Gomukasana & reverse prayer the 3 mins is going to feel like shit, I understand I'm with you but trust me that everything is going to be ok  2. PARSVOTTANASANA Don't forget the prayer hands k? if it jacks up your wrists just hold onto opposite elbows, I've put the two shittiest parts of the sequence up first so…

YOGA SEQUENCE: BIRD OF PARADISE Warm up: Sun Salutation A&B x5 each YouTube if unsure 1. GOMUKASANA The secret to not feeling like your shoulder is going to dislocate in a bind is Gomukasana & reverse prayer the 3 mins is going to feel like shit, I understand I'm with you but trust me that everything is going to be ok 2. PARSVOTTANASANA Don't forget the prayer hands k? if it jacks up your wrists just hold onto opposite elbows, I've put the two shittiest parts of the sequence up first so…

Improve circulation, agility, and flexibility and ease back pain with this hip opening yoga sequence. Move your hip joint through its entire range of motion, improve alignment and release all stress and negativity.

Improve circulation, agility, and flexibility and ease back pain with this hip opening yoga sequence. Move your hip joint through its entire range of motion, improve alignment and release all stress and negativity.

This twisty Surya Play sequence will stretch your side body, 'wring out' your spine, elongate your quadriceps and open your hips :) Give it a try!   And get creative yourself by sharing your favourite Surya Namaskar variation with us!  #Suryaplays   We might pick your Surya Play variation and broadcast it to a large audience on The International Day of Yoga on June 21st. Find out more: https://www.ekhartyoga.com/blog/surya-plays-for-the-international-day-of-yoga-a-free-online-class

This twisty Surya Play sequence will stretch your side body, 'wring out' your spine, elongate your quadriceps and open your hips :) Give it a try! And get creative yourself by sharing your favourite Surya Namaskar variation with us! #Suryaplays We might pick your Surya Play variation and broadcast it to a large audience on The International Day of Yoga on June 21st. Find out more: https://www.ekhartyoga.com/blog/surya-plays-for-the-international-day-of-yoga-a-free-online-class

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